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State school board will not veto controversial grading bill

03/21/2013 7:36am
The State School Board will not ask the governor to veto a controversial bill that changes the way school performance grades are calculated.

2 charged with stealing over $7K in property at S.L. airport

03/21/2013 7:47am
A homeless man and woman have been charged with stealing more than $7,000 in luggage and property in February and March.

Schools provide safety nets for children of military families

03/21/2013 7:51am
A normally quiet child suddenly starts acting out in class. An enthusiastic learner's grades slip. Or a teen becomes withdrawn at school. Their teachers and friends may not know that their mom or dad has been deployed.

Girl injured in crash; driver arrested for alleged DUI

03/21/2013 2:49pm
A young girl was transported by medical helicopter to the hospital Thursday after a head-on collision in Payson. Several other crashes were also reported along the Wasatch Front Thursday morning.

Thousands in Utah for family history conference

03/21/2013 3:36pm
Nearly 7,000 genealogy enthusiasts are in Salt Lake City this week at "RootsTech," the largest family history conference in the U.S., now in its third year.

Utah philanthropist, grocery chain owner dies at 89

03/21/2013 4:01pm
Prominent Utah businessman and philanthropist L.S. Skaggs died of natural causes at his home early Thursday. He was 89.

Police release info on officer-involved shooting, woman's death

03/21/2013 7:37pm
In a press conference Thursday morning, West Valley City police addressed recently released information regarding an officer-involved shooting last fall.

Police: Officer wounded, gunman shot in Mesquite

03/21/2013 8:01pm
A police officer and a gunman were wounded in shootout on a main street in the Nevada resort city of Mesquite.

Partially deaf BYU singer wins Metropolitan Opera competition

03/21/2013 8:05pm
Many people are talking about young college athletes during March Madness, but one BYU student has been rapidly garnering attention after her recent victory at the prestigious Metropolitan Opera competition.

Kane County wins legal fight over Civil War-era roads

03/21/2013 9:35pm
Kane County officials and the Utah Attorney General's Office are celebrating what they say is a major win in the longstanding legal fight to win title from the federal government to multiple rights-of-way on Civil War-era roads.

Pilot feels fortunate after landing in West Jordan soccer field

03/21/2013 10:28pm
A plane made an emergency landing in soccer fields near South Valley Regional Airport just after 5 p.m. Thursday. After losing power, Eric Mortenson said he's just thankful he had enough glide to land the aircraft safely. 

Utah Shakespeare Festival to build new art center after $6M donation

03/21/2013 10:31pm
The Utah Shakespeare Festival and Southern Utah University received a $6 million gift from the Sorenson Legacy Foundation, taking the university and festival one step closer to creating a unique art center that's been in the works for years.

Jennifer Hamson: Life as a 6-foot-7-inch tall BYU coed

03/21/2013 10:33pm
Jennifer Hamson is an All-American in volleyball at BYU and impressive center on the basketball team. But when the games end and the crowds disperse, she is still a 6-foot-7-inch tall coed. What must that be like? KSL's Dave McCann found out when he went One on One with her.

Fraternal Order of Police calling for DA's recusal from Willard case

03/21/2013 10:52pm
After the Salt Lake County District Attorney dismissed 19 drug cases that a detective who allegedly fired shots in an officer-involved shooting worked on, the Fraternal Order of Police are calling for the DA's recusal from the case.

Utah couple has electricity, gas turned off due to late tax refund

03/21/2013 11:26pm
A software glitch at H&R Block has put a delay on tax returns for 600,000 customers. One Utah couple had a disastrous return from vacation.

West Valley police officer reported missing

03/21/2013 11:59pm
Police are looking for a West Valley City police officer missing since Tuesday.